South Africa has seen a disturbing culture of acquiesce and silence develop after 1994. Such silence is largely driven by patronage and a misplaced sense of loyalty, especially to the ruling party. It is clear that speaking out has been left to a few voices that are seen as having nothing to lose.
Translating the speeches of prize-winning author Gabriel Garcia Marquez into English, this edition includes his writings that span Marquez's entire life: from his earliest days, speaking as a teenager graduating high school, to his acceptance speech for the Nobel Prize. It offers insight into Marquez's long career.
Whether bemoaning some domestic travail, commenting publicly on the state of the nation, or discussing cultural, artistic or personal concerns, this volume displays the author's courage and brilliance, her generosity and love of gossip, and also her genius for close and enduring friendship.
Op 29 April 1963 stuur Ingrid Jonker ’n telegram aan Andre P. Brink om dankie te se vir blomme en ’n brief wat hy vir haar gestuur het. Hulle het mekaar ’n paar dae tevore ontmoet. Hy was agt-en-twintig; sy ’n jaar ouer. So begin ’n briewewisseling tussen twee skrywers wat duur tot sy laaste brief aan haar in April 1965.
In the weeks and months following the assassination of her husband, First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy received more than one million letters. The impact of President Kennedy's death was so immense that people from every station in life wrote to her, sharing their feelings of sympathy, sorrow, and hope. This title deals with these letters.